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 2018-07-17 19:32 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Airways adapts to regional crisis; to start 18 new routes...
 2018-07-17 19:31 

Kuwait Times

Ghanem, Saleh assure no cause for concern over unrest in Iraq...

Government briefs lawmakers over Kuwait's readiness KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said after a meeting with the government yesterday that there was no cause for concern over demonstrations in southern Iraq, but stressed that Kuwa...

 2018-07-17 19:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yossi Dagan to continue to lead Samaria Regional Council...

Safed Chief Rabbi settles dispute between former, current leaders of Samaria Regional Council. 'Both are great men.'...

 2018-07-17 19:21 

Haaretz Daily

12 moons orbiting Jupiter discovered, one 'oddball' on a collision course...

In 2014, the same team of scientists found the object with the most-distant known orbit in the Solar System and was the first to hypothesize the existence of a putative planet popularly called Planet X or Planet Nine...

 2018-07-17 19:21 

Al Jazeera

Astronomers find 10 new moons around Jupiter, including 'oddball'...

Scientists discovered 10 new moons orbiting Jupiter, the planet now has more moons than any other planet....

 2018-07-17 19:19 

Al Arabiya

Yemeni army enters district of Abes in the province of Hajjah...

The coalition-backed Yemeni army has regained the first districts Hajjah after entering Abes on Tuesday.The Head of the Guidance Division in the Fifth...

 2018-07-17 19:16 

i24 News

Deal reached to evacuate pro-regime Syria towns...
 2018-07-17 19:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

More migrants take sea route to Spain than Italy this year: UN...

The number of migrants arriving in Spain by boat is surging, the UN said Tuesday, and it has now surpassed Italy as the top destination for Mediterranean crossings....

 2018-07-17 19:14 

Haaretz Daily

Plan for wind turbines in Golan Heights while sparing local vultures passes key hurdle...

The move is part of a program under which by 2030, 17 percent of Israel's energy production will be derived from renewable sources...

 2018-07-17 19:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Couple found guilty of beating child to death...

A Syrian man and his wife were found guilty of beating his young daughter to death, after having previously killed another one of his children, the state-run National News Agency reported Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 19:10 

Times of Israel

In recording, Netanyahu boasts Israel convinced Trump to quit Iran nuclear deal...

Public broadcaster airs clip of PM telling Likud activists US exit came after he stood up 'against the whole world' by opposing accordPublic broadcaster airs clip of PM telling Likud activists US exit came after he stood up 'against the whole ...

 2018-07-17 19:08 

Gulf Times

Kenya launches investigation into rhino deaths...

A total of nine rhinos died, Tourism Minister Najib Balala said, raising the toll from the eight reported on Friday....

 2018-07-17 19:05 

Haaretz Daily

K Health secures $12.5 million, launches healthcare app in New York...

TechNation | Three global healthcare companies get aid to expand Israel-based R&D ObserveIT raises $33 million for insider cybersecurity threats...

 2018-07-17 19:02 

Oman Observer

Vaccinate your child or face jail term and fine...

Muscat, July 17 Parents/guardians who "deliberately do not fulfil obligations" vis- -vis vaccination of their child will face imprisonment as The post Vaccinate your child or face jail term and fine appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 19:01 

Oman Observer

Omani climbs Kilimanjaro in single day...

Muscat, July 17 Hamed al Harthi has become the first Omani-Arab to scale the summit of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, within The post Omani climbs Kilimanjaro in single day appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:59 

Times of Israel

Brawl at High Court between families of slain terrorists, Israeli victims...

Violence breaks out between Israelis, Palestinians at court session over Israeli policy of withholding bodies of assailantsViolence breaks out between Israelis, Palestinians at court session over Israeli policy of withholding bodies of assailants...

 2018-07-17 18:58 

Oman Observer

Four die in Nizwa fire...

NIZWA, July 17 Four people were killed, including three children and an adult, when a fire broke out in The post Four die in Nizwa fire appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:57 

DEBKAfile

With IDF poised to strike Hamas, is Israel's Northern Front forgotten?...

The Syrian army and Hizballah advanced to a point on Tuesday, July 17, that was close enough to Israel's Golan The post With IDF poised to strike Hamas, is Israel's Northern Front forgotten? appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-07-17 18:56 

Oman Observer

RAMADHAN QUIZ CONTEST DRAW TODAY...

The draw to pick two lucky winners of OEPPA's Ramadhan quiz contest 2018 will be held at the Establishment's premises The post RAMADHAN QUIZ CONTEST DRAW TODAY appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:56 

Gulf Times

EU chief to meet Trump on July 25 for trade talks...

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will visit US President Donald Trump in Washington on July 25 to discuss strained trade ties....

 2018-07-17 18:54 

Oman Observer

Training for disaster relief workers held in Salalah...

Salalah: An e-learning course entitled "The Humanitarian Training Forum for Crisis and Disaster Management (Response)'' was held at Salalah Gardens The post Training for disaster relief workers held in Salalah appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:54 

Kuwait Times

Accreditation and visa renewal; India engineers in limbo...

KSE defends new measures: 'necessary to fight fake degrees' KUWAIT: Sarah scrambles through her papers as she struggles to deal with a decision that has turned her life into a nightmare. She checks her documents one last time before heading to the...

 2018-07-17 18:54 

Oman Observer

Construction of RO 15m prosthetic centre at Khoula Hospital begins...

MUSCAT: The construction of a 780sqm prosthetic centre at Khoula Hospital has begun. Sohar Aluminium (SA), Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) The post Construction of RO 15m prosthetic centre at Khoula Hospital begins appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:53 

Oman Observer

Oman, India to boost business relations...

Muscat: Businessmen from Oman and India held a meeting at Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) on Tuesday. The The post Oman, India to boost business relations appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Simcha Goldin vs. Netanyahu: 'Prime Minister rationalizes and manufactures fears'...

'Hard to see PM and wife watching World Cup in Russia while bereaved families go from memorial to memorial,' said Hadar Goldin's father....

 2018-07-17 18:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Live: Trump statement on summit with Putin...

President Trump delivers 'urgent' remarks on meeting with Russian leader....

 2018-07-17 18:52 

Kuwait News Agency

House Speaker Ryan insists Russia interfered in US elections, proposes sanctions...

WASHINGTON, July 17 (KUNA) -- US Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan on Tuesday insisted that Russia interfered in the US elections and proposed passing tougher sanctions on Moscow. Ryan's comments came a day after President Donald Trump...

 2018-07-17 18:52 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Left shaken: Kippahs and Shabbat observance...

Left-wing MKs slam perceived 'religionization' in the IDF during Knesset conference....

 2018-07-17 18:52 

Oman Observer

Health, beauty exhibition opens at Salalah tour fest...

SALALAH, July 17 A health and beauty exhibition opened at Salalah Tourism Festival (STF) on Monday in which some The post Health, beauty exhibition opens at Salalah tour fest appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:50 

Oman Observer

'Oman one of the Middle East's hidden gems'...

London: Britain's The Daily Mail newspaper described the Sultanate as one of the Middle East's hidden gems offering vast undulating The post 'Oman one of the Middle East's hidden gems' appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:50 

Oman Observer

SalamAir fleet expansion boost for jobs, tourism...

MUSCAT, July 17 Creation of jobs and attracting tourists — which will contribute to the GDP — are priorities The post SalamAir fleet expansion boost for jobs, tourism appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:48 

Oman Observer

Rabat festival to pay tribute to late singer Salim Said...

Salalah: The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, will participate in the "Asma Association of the Symphony The post Rabat festival to pay tribute to late singer Salim Said appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:47 

Kuwait Times

Zubaidi back in local markets, but remains very expensive...

Few fish in the market every summer KUWAIT: The fish market in Souq Mubarakiya is almost empty in summer, as fish are expensive compared to other seasons. The reasons, according to some fish vendors, are limited supplies in the summer because many fisherm...

 2018-07-17 18:46 

Oman Observer

Sayyid Badr meets British defence secretary...

London: Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidy, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, met Gavin Williamson, Britain's Secretary of Defence, in The post Sayyid Badr meets British defence secretary appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:45 

Oman Observer

RAO Commander receives British official...

Muscat: Major General Matar bin Salim al Balushi, Commander of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO), received Lt Gen Sir The post RAO Commander receives British official appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:45 

Kuwait Times

Domestic workers' right to day off...

A social media influencer recently portrayed to her followers her dismissal of what she called new regulations for domestic workers of a certain nationality, when in reality these regulations have been there for a while. She was disappointed that she had ...

 2018-07-17 18:44 

Oman Observer

RO 500 fine for defacing traffic signboards...

Muscat, July 17 The Ministry of Transport has taken a serious view about the damage caused to traffic signboards The post RO 500 fine for defacing traffic signboards appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:44 

Oman Observer

Sea bream from Qurayat hits market...

MUSCAT: The sea bream fish produced at the aquaculture project in Qurayat are now being supplied to the local markets. The post Sea bream from Qurayat hits market appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:44 

Oman Observer

Oman Air flight to Muscat diverted...

Muscat: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, said on Tuesday that flight no WY852 scheduled from The post Oman Air flight to Muscat diverted appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:43 

Oman Observer

Ban lifted on live birds import...

Muscat: The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has issued a ministerial decision to reverse the ban on importing live birds, The post Ban lifted on live birds import appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-17 18:43 

Kuwait Times

Nearly half million bachelors live in Farwaniya: Report...

KUWAIT: The same old problem of 'bachelors' residing in private residential areas was the main topic at a meeting recently held at the Khaitan mayor's office. It discussed a considerable number of complaints by families about renting houses to...

 2018-07-17 18:43 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

France expels high-profile terror convict to Algeria...

An Algerian-born man twice convicted in France on terror charges and for years a high-profile figure in the underground world of terrorism has been expelled to stand trial in his homeland....

 2018-07-17 18:41 

Al Jazeera

Probe launched as one more black rhino dies after Kenya transfer...

Police detectives are given one week to determine what caused the deaths of nine critically endangered black rhinos....

 2018-07-17 18:41 

Press TV

An Insider's View of the Country: Hormozgan Handicrafts...
 2018-07-17 18:39 

Times of Israel

Girls chased by ultra-Orthodox mob in Beit Shemesh over 'immodest' clothes...

Video shows young woman in shorts and a t-shirt fleeing from dozens of screaming men men as they run after herVideo shows young woman in shorts and a t-shirt fleeing from dozens of screaming men men as they run after her...

 2018-07-17 18:38 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

550 kg of drugs seized near Tehran...

Karaj, July 17, IRNA About 550 kilograms of narcotics was seized and 74 professional drug traffickers were arrested in Alborz Province, west of Tehran, said the deputy chief of the provincial police....

 2018-07-17 18:37 

Kuwait Times

Families agree with measures to help protect children from 'social media abuse'...

Young people spend nine hours a day using media: Study KUWAIT: The public prosecution has ordered juvenile police to question children who misuse social media applications and hold their families responsible for allowing them to use those apps. The new in...

 2018-07-17 18:36 

Bahrain News Agency

Hot; dusty weather on Wednesday in Bahrain...
 2018-07-17 18:35 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait received no UN complaints regarding social aid...

KUWAIT: Official sources at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor (MSAL) denied receiving any remarks from the United Nations concerning social aid paid to Kuwaiti citizens monthly. The sources added that the ministry will continue to pay the monthly a...

 2018-07-17 18:31 

Kuwait Times

No injuries in Jabriya building fire...

KUWAIT: Firefighters tackled a blaze reported in a three-storey building in Jabriya yesterday. Firemen arrived to the scene shortly after the fire was reported, and first helped evacuated a woman who was trapped in her second-floor apartment, before they ...

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